FRINGE WORLD is well under way and this year it has not disappointed thus far. The Weekly Festival Awards celebrate the best that FRINGE WORLD has to offer and are a great way to gauge what shows to see. The judging panel, made up of people from across the cultural industries in Perth, take the time to attend various events across all the categories and painstakingly decide the very best of the best that are worthy of receiving prizes. These are the winners so far:
Cabaret Event (presented by Kleenheat) – BurLEZque, Michael Griffiths: Songs By Kylie
Children’s Event (presented by City of Perth Parking) – Tröll, Mr.Gørski, The GREATEST Magic Show!
Circus Event (presented by MadFish Wines) – YUCK Circus, 360 ALLSTARS
Comedy Event (presented by Gage Roads Brewing Co.) – The Hilary Duff Film Re-Enactment Festival, Nurse Georgie Carroll: Treat Yourself, ThunderC*nt
Dance and Physical Event (presented by K&L Gates) – Icarus, Via Lactaea
Music & Musicals Event (presented by Nova 93.7) – Instachoir, Funked Up Brass, STYX
Theatre Event (presented by Perth Theatre Trust) – A Midnight Visit, Rest, Poorly Drawn Shark
Visual Arts and Design Event (presented by ABC Radio Perth) – A Tail of Taxidermy
The West Australian Arts Editor Weekly Award (presented by The West Australian) – A Midnight Visit
Cabaret Event – BLANC de BLANC, Charlie Caper – Robotricks, Tease Me Queerly
Children’s Event – Kids Birthday Bash!, LET IT GO! SINGALONG AND DANCE PARTY!, Maisie
Circus Event – Fuego Carnal, Idris Stanton – WHAM GLAM CIRCUS MAN!, The Quizzical Mr Jeff
Comedy Event – Aborigi-LOL, Juggling and other acts of seduction, Milo McCabe: 1001 Moments with Troy Hawke!
Music & Musicals Event – MissCast, Sassafras: Under Paris Skies, Sax, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll
Theatre Event – Feminah, ORPHEUS, The Real Housewives of Northbridge 6003
Visual Arts and Design – Robert Andrew: Our Mutable Histories
FRINGE WORLD is on at various venues around Perth from 18 January to 17 February. To catch any of these amazing shows head to the FRINGE website.